Miles of white beaches, sand dunes and blue water. The Caspian Sea offers truly unexpected views. A hundred kilometers from the shore of this sea, which is actually a lake, you can go into a completely different world, including the Torysh Valley, a huge desert expanse of mysterious round stones.
The second edition of the El Gouna Film Festival showcased local and regional films whilst also focusing on inspiring and educating young talent. Actor Owen Wilson was on the ground to share his experiences during a movie workshop.
The identity of the muse for Gustave Courbet's The Origin of the World was revealed last week by French author Claude Schopp. Euronews sat down with him to learn what it was like being behind a great art mystery.